Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 16, 1966 · Page 1
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Three break bones in falls on farm, steps and trees Thr«« area persons suffered broken bones over the week' end in three widely different falls. Lou Robinson* rural Algona farmer, fell Saturday while inspecting water damage on his farm south of Algona, and fractured a hip. He was taken to St. Ann hospital and then transferred to Park hospital in Mason City where he under* went surgery Monday. Marlene Mori, 11, daughter of the Rev, Walter F. Mories, Algona, broke two bones in her leg when she fell from a tree Sunday while on a pienie. Marlene was on her way to Camp Gaywood near Mason City when the accident happened. She was taken to the Park hospital at Mason City and is in good condition. Her parents expect her back home in several days. Mrs. Rudy (Edna) Hannover, Whlttemore, fell on the base* ment steps of her home June 9 and broke her leg. She is recovering in St. Ann hospital. State Historical Society "Our competitor never di»pt»tw this fact - the Advance hits the largest PAID circulation In Ko*i*t!nCoii*#' Iowa • . V1 ona Ko*nith County - Entered o» ieeond clou matter, Dee. 1, 1908, ot Aigorio, Iowa, 505U 0o*toffic« under Act of Conareu Moreh i. i«79 VOL. 66-NO. 47 THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 1966 - ALOONA, IOWA 18 PAGES IN 3 SECTIONS Governor speaks in Algona ADVANCE ALMANAC •! Week's NIWI ALGONA MARKETS New Com $1.14 Beans $3.07 Oats ,___ 65c (Markets furnished weekly by Hobarton Branch of Whittemore Elevator.) MAYOR'S COURT Paul Seller, Algona, improper use of muffler, $5; Albert R Butterfield, Algona, speeding $10; Theodore Evanson, Algona failure to enter highway safely $10; Joseph H. Schaller, Algona violation $10. of restricted license Vlgona, fracture, JUNE 12: Mrs. Dena Schncid- r, Irvington, medical. JUNE 13: Mrs. Cecelia Simns, Algona, surgery. JUNE 14: Mrs. Elizabeth Le- Cont, Bancroft, medical. JUNE 14: Mrs. Robert Detrich, Whittemore, medical; Mrs. Beuah Uhilemhake, Whittemore, medical. NEW COURT CASES WEDDING PERMITS Arnold D. Eiten, Wellsburg Nola A. Gatton, Algona; Doug las D. Downs, Diane Schneider both Algona; David Smart, Ev anston, 111., Mary K. Misbach Algona; Russell D. Meyer, Gla dys B. Thul, both Bode; Edwar L. Garman, Burt, Betty J. Holt, Algona. ST. ANN BIRTHS: JUNE 9: Mr. and Mrs. David Markla, Algona, girl, 7 Ibs. 13'/a oz. JUNE 12: Mr. and Mrs. Elbert McVeigh, Algona, boy, 4 Ibs. 14 oz. JUNE 13: Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Carlson,-Algona, boy 7 Ibs. 3 oz. ALGONA WEATHER High June 8 ______ 66 June 9 66 June 10 73 June 11 86 June 12 80 June 13 78 June 14 76 June 15 — Low 49 55 45 56 58 56 51 58 Rain .03 1.00 .03 1.33 .02 The Kossuth board of supervisors is defendant in a constitutional attack on the ag land tax credit law of the 1965 legislature in cases brought by the following: L. A. Winkel as adm.; Orville Brandt et al; M. G. Bourne et al; Aelred A. Hildman et al; Preston and Maggie Clark Estate; Dorothy Hutchison et al; Laura Reybold et al; Arlene Arndorfer et al; Johanna Hansen et al. Other cases are Bonita J. Metzen vs. Raymond W. Metzen, writ of habeas corpus; Richard E. Davis vs. Dean Meyer and Grain Meyer, damages, $24,000; Steward E. Butterfield vs. Vivian M. Butterfield, certified copies Minnesota divorce action; Patricia A. Downs vs. Darrell J. Downs, divorce. NEW VEHICLES Lorimer V. Olson, Algona, Starcraft; Leonard G. Kenne, of Whittemore, Honda; Herman Ashland, Armstrong, Honda; lonald L. Ditsworth, Algona, Honda; Hugh R. Lewis, Lakota, Riverside MC; Raymond F. Becker, Lakota, Honda; James Henry Wolfe, Algona, Honda; Donald Rudolph Tietz, Algona, Honda; Elmer Dole Co., Irvington, Fork Trk; Interstate Power Co., Titonka, Chev. p/u; Dick L. Kuecker, Algona, Chev. p/u; Welp Hatchery, Bancroft, Chev. Trk; Lindsay Soft Water, Algona, la., Two injured in crash released from IOWA GOVERNOR Harold Hughes was the featured speaker at the 9th annual Governor's Day at the Algona Coun-. try Club Tuesday evening. Above and seated at the head table from left are Bill Steele, Northwest Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives' Assn. Vice-president, Mrs. Steele, Mrs; Bill Finn, Governor Hughes, Bill Finn, Northwest Iowa May-! or's Assn. President, and Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Straub. Governor Hughes gave a short talk in which he particularly stressed the need for educational opportunities for all students, not just the brilliant or above average. Afterward, he answered questions from the floor. Exclusive Advance Photo by Mike Stillman. (Rainfall station.) measured at radio Dodge p/u; Gilbert E. Cordes, Swea City, CMC p/u;Leslie C. Faber, Algona, Ford p/u; Algona Impl Co., Algona, Int'l p/u; Algona Impl. Co., Algona, Int'l. Trk.; Western Buyers, Algona, GMC;Phyllis G. Jensen, Algona, j Leo Bleich, 71, of Wesley, dies; rites Friday Wesley — Leo Bleich, 71, a well-known Wesleyan, died of a heart condition at St. Ann hospital Tuesday. He had been ill for about four days. Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic church at Wesley Friday at 10 a.m. with Father Nicholas Ruba of St Benedict officating. Burial will be in the Wesley cemetery with the Blake funeral home in charge of arrangements. Serving as pallbearers will be Lael Root, Martin Hamilton, Da vid Klein, Will Koppen, G. M Studer and Wilfred Loebig. Dodge. Kossuth Motor Co., Algona, BUILDING PERMITS Chev.; Norbert or Helen Kelley, I Algona, Olds; Lewis V. Block, LuVerne, Ford; Edward Bernard Priebe, Fenton, Chev.; Ehno Lawrence Cink, repair part of or Myrtle Folkerts, Titonka, roof; Fritz J. Nielsen, screened porch, $500; build Chev.; Dennis Lee Frideres, Al- Erich gona, Ford; Pioneer Hi-Bred Willrett, reshingle part of Corn Co., Algona, Plym.; Ken's house, $100; Lucinda Bierstedt, Auto Serv., Algona, Plym.; Mil- remodel, $200; Ted Smith, con- ford John Plathe, Irvington, struct home, $22,000; Mrs. An- Olds; Schultz Bros., Algona, na Merrit, reshingle, $300; Rich- Pont.; Gerald Alfred Kramers- ard Groen, reshingle part of meier, Swea City, Chev.; Edgar house, $35; Wayne Taylor, wi- A. Meyer, Burt, Chev.; Gordon den driveway. Dorothy Schmidt, Algona, Luedtke, Lone Rock, Rambler; Mr. Bleich was born Oct. 14 1894 at Lacon, 111., the son o Mr. and Mrs. August Bleich. H was married to Marie Smith 01 June 15, 1926 at Goodell. Sh survives as well as three daugh ters. Lois, Mrs. Willis Bonn, Belve dere-Tiburon, Calif.; Marjorie Mrs. Jack Bohn, Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.; Mrs. Jerome Gallogly, West Des Moines. There are also two sisters, Mrs. Martha Albrecht, Rockwell City and Mrs. John Hauptman, Wesley. 13 grandchildren also survive. There will be military rites at he graveside. Mr. Bleich operated a garage in Wesley for a number of years until 1955 when he began work for the Botany Laboratory at Iowa State University. He retired a year ago. Pickup crashes south off Algona A crash with an estimated .1000 damage to a pickup driven by Kenneth Batt, Algona, .vas reported to the Sheriff's dff- ce Saturday morning. The ace- dent occurred 1% miles south of Algona on the Irvington gravel road about 3 a.m. Saturday. Batt told Sheriff Lindhorst he was traveling north and lost control. The machine went into a ditch and.rolled over. He was not hurt. VFW campaign opens to sick equipment The Kossuth county V: F. -W. organization is sponsoring an annual campaign to purchase portable sickroom equipment. Rep- A day of fun, baseball for Bears & Bulldogs An unusual day of baseball and fun is on tap for the baseball squads of Algona and Garrigan high schools and Marshalltown high school this Saturday. Marshalltown, coached by former Garrigan baseball and basketball mentor Leon Vann, will play the Bulldogs here Saturday at 4 p.m. and then will complete the doubleheader at 8 p.m. with a game with the Bears. In between, mothers of the two local teams will fix food and the ballplayers will enjoy a picnic at Call state park after the Algona game and before the Garrigan game. It is believed Marshalltown is unbeaten thus far this season. Ex-Bancroft lady dies at Burlington ST. ANN HOSPITAL: Alfred &/or Lois Zielske, Swea City, Plym. JUNE 8: Vicki Brandt, Algona, surgery; Mrs. Janice Allen, i p )RE CALL surgery. The Algona fi rc department JUNE 9: Mrs. Edna Hannov- was called to the Vernon Suber, Whittemore, fracture; Mrs. j ec t residence, 1214 E. Elm, at Anna Menke, Bancroft, surgery; 8:53 a.m. Wednesday to extin- Robert Bray, Algona, medical, guish a fire which had started JUNE 10: Leo Bleich, Wesley, i n the bed mattress of a bunk medical; Mrs. Francis Loss, Al- bed. Damage was limited to the gona, medical, expired. two mattresses, a wall and min- JUNE 11: Patricia Ludwig, or smoke damage. The cause of Mallard, medical; Lou Robinson, I the fire is unknown. 40th class reunion PICTUR6P ARf H. W. Miller, G. D. Shumway, Judge G. W. Stillman and H. F. Fristedt just before they left last weekend to attend the 40th reunion of their law class. It is unusual to have four members of the same class settled in a town the size of Algona. They returned from low* City Saturday night. Frances Loss, 54, of Algona, dies Sunday resentatives will call at homes to sell Cappers Weekly and other publications with a portion of the profit going to the VFW for the community project. These representatives carry credentials bearing the signatures of Wayne Goodman, county commander; Wilbur Zeigler and Ed Wolf, county officers; Earl Berg, first vice-commander; ioward Andrews, Tiionka; Dennis Linn, Swea City; Palmer ensen, Bancroft; and Ralph Bristow, Burt. Donations will not be accepted. Delivery of any publications ordered is guaranteed by the organization. At present the VFW lias obtained chairs, walkers, crutches, beds and mattresses, etc. for portable sickroom use. There is no charge for temporary use of the equipment. Bancroft — A former Bancroft woman, Mrs. Mary "Mayme" Cook, 69, died a week ago Tuesday in Mercy hospital at Burlington. Funeral services for her were held Friday in St. John's Catholic church at Burlington with burial there. She was born Mary Lattimer, the daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Ann Bradley Lattimer, on Nov. 27, 1897. Two sons : Ed and James, and a daughter Mrs. Pat Leonard, survive as well as a sister, Mrs. Agnes Fo ley of Burlington and a brother V. J. Lattimer of Warrington, Fla. A number of folks from Kos- Three charges in accident near Whittemore Three traffic charges were filed against a 15-year-old Whittemore youth, John Vigdal, after his car went out of control and rolled over on a road around the gravel pit one mile south and one mile east of Whittemore Saturday morning about 6 a.m. He sustained head lacerations and was treated at St. Ann hospital. The car, owned by Carl Ernst, Whitlemore, sustained about $1,000 in damages. Patrolman Tom Cogdall, along with patrolman Ed Lynn, investigated and filed charges of driving alone on an instruction permit, reckless driving and op- A Ledyard man, David Farow, was released from the Mason City hospital but two sons, Bryan, 8, and Bruce, 7, remain as patients there as a result of a two-car crash a week ago Sunday that took the life of one Farrow son and the lives of ;hree Minnesota people. Mr. Farrow w&s released from the hospital Monday. His bottom jaw is set and his other injuries are responding satisfactorily. He reported son Bryan, 8, who received a broken right leg and skull iracture, talked with him lor the first time Monday at the hospital. Previously, he would answer questions but was not fully conscious at any time. He was up. for the first time Monday and is now on a regular di et. Other son Bruce, 7, has a broken left leg in traction but is doing well. The two boys will remain in the hospital another two weeks before their broken legs can be put in a cast. JANET FRETTE, 11, remains in critical condition in a Roches ter, Minn, hospital and at last report, had not regained consci ousness but was responding somewhat to treatment. Both of her parents and one brother were killed in the crash as well as the Farrow son, Ernest, 12. The other occupant of the Farrow car, James Mino, was re- eased from the Blue Earth hospital last Wednesday. He is carrying a broken arm in a sling. Odoy Cherlands plan open house Mr. and Mrs. Odey Cherland of Lone Rock will hold open house Sunday, June 19, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the St. John's Lutheran church in Burt. A program will be given at 2:30. The Cher- Algona census to begin soon; need workers The census for Algona will begin next Monday and at least another 15 to 20 house* wives are needed to help with the count. About a dozen have already applied but further applications are. being taken by City Clerk Dave Smith. An aptitude lest will be given all applicants on Monday, June 20 at 1 p.m. The federal census director will then give instructional training to those selected and the official counting should begin Tuesday or Wednesday. Census takers will bo paid the same rate-for both, the instruction training and the census taking. It is expected tho census will take about two to three weeks to complete. Civil defense agency for Kossuth suth county attended the final' erating a car without the own- services. er's consent against Vigdal. lands extend a cordial invitation to all relatives and friends to call on them. Swoa City girl is scholarship finalist Shirley Smouse of Swea City, has received word she is one of the finalists in the National Merit Scholarship tests she took Dec. 4 as a semi-finalist. Thus she ranks in the top half of one per cent of the National Graduating Seniors of 1966. She will attend the School of Journalism at the University of Iowa in the fall, where she was awarded a scholarship. The board of supervisors recently approved unanimously a resolution establishing a County Civil Defense Agency which, will according "to the resolution, "work in a joint "effort with the federal, state and Kossuth. Co. Municipal Defense Agencies in the event of a major man-made disaster or in the event of natural^ disaster.^* ^—• ••--•••• -•• • —- u - • ;: ' Membership -in the agency consists of a representative from each town, one from the board of supervisors, and the county sheriff, making a total of 14 members. A membership meeting will be held within two weeks at which a chairman, vice chairman and the County Civil Defense Director will be elected ; by the 14 members. Nine out of 12 towns in the county have already passed resolutions to take part in the agency, which is mandatory by federal law. Proposed finances will be derived as follows: towns, one- fourth; county, one-fourth; and federal one-half of the costs. A minimum budget of $10,000 is anticipated. To date 78 Iowa counties are already participating in the civil defense program, and Kossuth will be the 79th. Reunion after SO years Funeral services were held 01 Wednesday (yesterday) in the Trinity Lutheran church for Mrs Frances Loss, 54, lifetime rura Algona resident, who died Sun day June 12 at St. Ann hospita The Rev. G. F. C. Gerike of fie ated and burial was in Eastlaw cemetery, with the McCulloug funeral home in charge of arrangements. Frances A. Loss was born November 19, 1911 at Irvington, the daughter of Henry M. and Fieda Gronbach Stuessy. She was married to Michael Loss on February 21. 1935 in Algona, and was graduated from the State University of Iowa School of Nursing in 1933 after completing her high school education at the Algona high school in 1930. Pallbearers were William Steusey, Fort Dodge; Dean Loss, Algona; Charles Bankroff, Ventura; Fredrick Schunke; Jerry Raney, Algona; and Roland Haas of Algona. Brothers and sisters includef Wilma, Mrs. Theodore Pech, of Walker; Ann, Mrs. Ernest Sch unke, Black River Falls, Wis.; Ellen. Mrs. Lyle Raney, Algona; and Gerald, Fort Dodge. Fenton to vote on natural gas on July 19th An election for a natural gas franchise at Fenton by the North Central Public Service Co. has been set for Tuesday, July 19 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Local officials of the gas company have met several times with the Fenton Town Council and it was decided Monday noon to hold the election. Non-exclusive franchises were recently granted North Central by Ledyard and LuVerne while voters at Bancroft turned down the proposition. A gas system is now being installed at Titonka while North Central also has franchises at Burt, Wesley and Lakota as well as in Algona. Only Whittemore and Swea City besides Bancroft and Fen ton are not tied in with North Central now in Kossuth county The Algona high school class. Beardslcy, who was secretary He was assisted in the decora- .<?.... _„.. . , ..... __,.._, , , ...^ „„.._ i of 1916 held its 50th reunion on Saturday. The group met at the Algona hotel at 2:30 for a tour of the city ending up at of the school board and Mrs. Beardsley, home economics teacher, were guests of the class. Table decorations were done Bryant, their old high school, I in the class colors, scarlet and where they stopped to reminisce.! silver, and each place card cou- Dinner was served at 6:15 at'tained a picture of the old Bry- the hotel with plates laid for 28 ant. At 8:30 an open house was persons Eleanor Norton was toastnus- tress and Ed Genrich, senior class president offered grace. Miss Norton called on each class member present to give sketches of their life during the 50 years and all responded. Members not present had written letters to be read. Howard held for Mends who wished to call and were served cookies and coffeee. There were 41 members in the class of 1916 of whom 32 are living and half of them were present. The event was spark ed by Eugene Schemel, who got addresses, did all of the correspondence, and got things going. Mesdames E. A. Wolcott and James Burns. Class members present were: Homer Anderson and wife, Panora, Calif, Rowena Bedell Varv- raw, Cedar Rapids; Ivadel Cau- Jones and husband, Swea City; Alice Weisbrod Denker. Lester, who was accompanied by her brother-in-law; Claire Wheeler Wolcott and husband; Hazel M. Wright Burns; Algona; and Frances Wolfe Arnold, Seattle, ghlin, Karr and husdand, McAll- Wash. en, Tex., Edith Davis Zuercher and husband, Monroe, Wis., Belle Eraser Ivioore and husband, of Ames; Edward Genrich, Lakewood, Calif.; Gladys Horton DePue and husband, Cylinder; Ray Miner and wife, Dakota City; Eleanor Norton, Vermiliion, S. D.; Zedonna Rawson Neal and husband, Dexter; E. A. Schemel, Algona; Lillian. Stoutenberg Pictured above, left to right, front row, Homer Anderson, Edward Genrich, Ray Miner, Eugene Schemel; back row, Alice Weisbrod, Zedonna Rawson, Neal, Lillian Stoutenberg Jones, Hazel Wright Burns, Gladys Horton DePue, Edith Davis Zuercher, Belle Fraser Moore, Ivadel Caughlin Karr, Clare Wheeler Wo|,- cott. Photo by Glenn's Studio. ,»**••* *«*»*»**•»« ***«*•<>* if •»»«»tt»»tttt«iitMM»*ttM*«MiMMitMti,Mil

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